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Blue Stragglers in Globular Cluster 47 Tucanae

Blue Stragglers in Globular Cluster 47 Tucanae


Depicts: 47 Tucanae, NGC 104
Copyright: Rex Saffer (Villanova University) and Dave Zurek (STScI), and NASA

The core of globular cluster 47 Tucanae is home to many blue stragglers, rejuvenated stars that glow with the blue light of young stars. This ground-based telescope image shows the entire crowded core of 47 Tucanae, located 15,000 light-years away in the constellation Tucana.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
3-Dec-2021 19:02 UT

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